Cozumel Chankanaab National Park Reserve
Cozumel and the surrounding area are all part of what is the second largest barrier reef system in the world, the Meso-American reef system, which stretches over 1000km or (625miles) of ocean between the Gulf of Mexico and Honduras. The reef formations of Cozumel are amazing to say the least, Clear and calm waters create year around perfect diving conditions in what would be considered one of the world's most popular diving destinations.
DIVING & SNORKELING
Chankanaab National Park Reserve is a popular area for dives and the park provides dedicated areas for scuba diving and snorkeling. Snorkeling enthusiast and divers seeking a long bottom time can enjoy themselves all day long at depths of 15 to 25 feet, and the reef on the south of the park allows diving to a maximum depth of 55 feet. This very popular site is home to the 14-foot Christ statue and a smaller statue of the Virgin Mary. To find out more about the 14-foot Christ statue and or Virgin Mary click on the Destinations/Scuba/Museum/Cozumel here.
Jacques Cousteau visited Cozumel in 1961 with his team on the Calypso for a film documentary. Since his documentary, Cozumel has always been on the bucket list for divers around the world. Rich ecosystems and hundreds of tropical fish can be found along the steep walls that sink into this divers dream come true with caves and tunnels piercing through the coral walls.
BOOKING A COZUMEL DIVE WITH YACHTS RIVIERA MAYA
You can book charters to dive or snorkel the rich waters of Cozumel with us any time of the year. It is important to note that the waters remain calm and warm throughout the year thus removing any barriers to entering the water. Our Captains and crew are very experienced in the waters of the Caribbean, and each yacht charter comes with food prepared from our on board chef and your choice of tropical beverages.
To find out more about Cozumel in general click the Cozumel link here.